Samantha Hurst

Citi Announces Launch of Cross-Border B2B Payments Platform

Citi announced on Wednesday it has launched a new cross-border platform to help its multinational clients manage the complexities in collecting cross border business-to-business payments. According to Citi, Citi Global Collect will help multinational clients continue to extend their global reach. The financial group claims… Read More

Broadridge Announces Acquisition of ClearStructure; Expands Asset Management Technology Suite

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U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial announced on Wednesday it has acquired ClearStructure Financial Technology, which is a global provider of portfolio management solutions for the private debt markets. According to Broadridge, the acquisition is helping to expand its asset management technology suite. “Broadridge’s SaaS technology powers… Read More

CommonBond Announces New Tech Solution for Financial Institutions “CommonBond Ignite”

CommonBond, an online lending platform servicing the student loan market, announced on Wednesday the launch of CommonBond Ignite, which is described as a tailor-made solution for large financial institutions to acquire the right customers, with the right products, at the right time. According to CommonBond,… Read More

UK Fitness Marketplace Hussle Quickly Raises £1.3 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Hussle, a UK-based fitness marketplace, has successfully secured more than £1.3 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The platform, which originally sought to raise £1 million, is offering 2.60% in equity at a £50 million pre-money valuation. Founded in 2009, Hussle describes itself… Read More

Crowdcube Alum & Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Now Seeking £250,000 in Funding on Seedrs

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, is now seeking £250,000 through its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. This new funding round comes less than two years after Thyngs raised £301,310 through its Crowdcube campaign. The company is offering 4.77% in equity at a £4,992,476… Read More

Overfunding: We Build Bots Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Secures £250,000 Funding Target

Less than two years after raising £727,820 through its first Seedrs campaign, We Build Bots (IntelAgent) has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has already successfully secured its initial 250,000 funding target. The company is currently offering 7.64% in equity at a £3,021,340 pre-money… Read More

China Rapid Finance Regains Compliance With New York Stock Exchange’s Continued Listing Requirements

China Rapid Finance Limited (NYSE: XRF), one of China’s largest consumer lending marketplaces, announced on Thursday two developments that mark significant progress in regaining compliance with the New York Stock Exchange’s Continued Listing requirements. China Rapid Finance reported that it completed its 2018 financial statement audit… Read More

Coinbase Card Now Supports Five New Assets & Ten New Countries

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Thursday its Coinbase Card now supports five new assets and ten new countries. According to Coinbase, the card is now available in a total of 29 countries, with customers in Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Poland, Romania,… Read More

PayPal’s Xoom Announces Rollout of Domestic Money Transfer Service in the U.S.

Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, announced on Tuesday it has rolled out its domestic money transfer service in the U.S. Xoom reported that through its collaboration with Walmart and Ria, U.S. citizens may now use its services to send money for cash pick-up typically… Read More

Crypto.com Announces New Partnership With Singapore’s Payment Processing Gateway Xfers

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Xfers, a Singapore-based payment processing gateway, to enable its users to buy and sell crypto in SGD by December 2019. According to Crypto.com, users will be able to instantly buy crypto… Read More

Innis & Gunn Now Seeking £3 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

Less than three years after securing £2.4 million in funding through its Crowdcube round, Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has launched a new equity crowdfunding campaign, this time on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking £3 million and is offering 1.96% in equity at a… Read More

BrewDog Launches New Mini Bond Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube

Crowdfunded brewery company BrewDog has launched its latest mini bond round through the equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The mini bond comes just a few months after BrewDog USA filed a form 1-A, which indicated its intent to raise capital via Reg A+. As previously reported,… Read More

Global Insurtech Cover Genius Secures $10 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By King River Capital

Global insurtech company Cover Genius announced last week it secured $10 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by King River Capital with participation from Belfer Family, Jasper Tans, Regal Funds Management, and Marinya Capital. Founded in 2014, Cover Genius claims to… Read More

UK Fintech Rapyd Launches Singapore Platform to Enable Businesses to go Cashlee

Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-service provider, announced last week the launch of its new Singapore platform to enable businesses to go cashless. Rapyd claims that the platform will bring greater convenience to local consumers and businesses, by enabling consumers and businesses to easily make payments electronically,… Read More

Pundi X Signs MoU With Borghese Ventures to Enable Blockchain Tech Rollout in Cyprus

Singapore-based Pundi X announced this weekend it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with artificial intelligence firm Borghese Ventures to explore the implementation of blockchain technology for private and public sectors based in Cyprus. Pundi X reported that with the MoU it and Borghese Ventures will… Read More

Spanish Neobank Bnext Surpasses £2.6 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Bnext, a Spain-based mobile-first neobank, has successfully secured more than £2.6 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which originally sought to raise a minimum of £1 million, was launched just weeks after the digital banking startup raised $25 million through… Read More

nHouse Launches Seedrs Funding Round to Raise Minimum of £400,000

Modular contemporary company nHouse has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round comes less than a year after the company raised £302,800 through its previous Crowdcube initiative.  As previously reported, nHouse creates spacious, high-tech, and free “grand design” styled homes in a… Read More

Square Announces Sale of Caviar to DoorDash

Payment process platform Square announced on Friday it has completed the sale of food delivery service, Caviar, to DoorDash. Square reported that Caviar was sold to DoorDash on October 31st for $410 million in a mix of cash and DoorDash stock. “Caviar will be included in… Read More

Bitcoin IRA Announces Crypto & Cash Interest-Earning Program

Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency in an IRS-approved retirement account, announced on Monday the launch of its new cryptocurrency and cash interest-earning program. According to Bitcoin IRA, the program was created through a collaboration with Genesis, a digital asset… Read More

ZestFinance Rebrands: AI Software For Credit Provider Now Named Zest AI

ZestFinance, an artificial intelligence (AI) software for credit provider, announced once Monday it has rebranded to Zest AI. The company reported that as it celebrates its tenth year anniversary, it remains committed in its original mission to make fair and transparent credit available to everyone…. Read More

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